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| Published: December 29, 2018

Anger Management in Individuals with Alcohol Dependence Syndrome

Dr. Dharmendra Rajak

Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology, Nai Subah, Varanasi, UP, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Bhagyashree Kar

Ph. D. Scholar, Dept. of Clinical Psychology, RINPAS, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sweta

Assistant Professor & HOD, Department Of Clinical Psychology, Nai Subah, Varanasi, UP., India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Jai Prakash

Additional Professor & HOD Dept. of Clinical Psychology, RINPAS, Kanke, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.109/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.109

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Background: Individuals with alcohol dependence syndrome have been reported to show impulsivity in comparison to individuals with no history of alcohol dependence. Due to this impulsivity their psychological well-being is affected negatively. Aim: The study aims at improving the capacity to control anger and enhance psychological well-being in patients with alcohol dependence syndrome. Methodology: It was a hospital based study. Participants diagnosed as per ICD-10 DCR criteria as Alcohol Dependence Syndrome were selected for the study. By using purposive sampling technique a total of 20 male participants were selected, further participants were divided equally into experimental and control groups. Tools used were Barret Impulsivity Scale and PGI Wellbeing Scale. Therapeutic package included Psycho education about stress, anger and aggression, self-monitoring, relaxation, and cognitive restructuring. Result: Obtained result indicates improvement in the group of individual with alcohol dependence syndrome than that of control subjects. They exhibited decreased anger expression. After psychological management they were able to control their impulsivity and showed better psychological well being. Conclusion: The study concludes that the individuals with Alcohol Dependence Syndrome were able to manage and control there negative emotions such as anger outburst, impulsivity and psychological well-being after psychotherapeutic management.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.109/20180604

10.25215/0604.109

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 4, October-December, 2018